Don't Miss Out on Thursday's Best Amazon Deals

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As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, July 26.

Mental Floss has affiliate relationships with certain retailers, including Amazon, and may receive a small percentage of any sale. But we only get commission on items you buy and don’t return, so we’re only happy if you’re happy. Good luck deal hunting!

GADGETS, TOYS, AND MEDIA

Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker II (Carbon) for $179.00 (list price $199.00)

Eclipse Glasses - CE Certified Safe Solar Eclipse Glasses – 10pk Assorted- Eye Protection for $10.95 (list price $19.99)

Maxboost Tri-Spinner Fidget Spinner Focus Toy Stress Reducer for Kid and Adult [Premium Bearing] Easy Flick, Spin single/both Hands Finger Prime Figit Toys Perfect For Anxiety, Autism for $6.99 (list price $19.99)

Jenga Classic Game for $10.27 (list price $10.27)

Bicycle Poker Size Standard Index Playing Cards (2-Pack) [Colors May Vary: Red, Blue or Black] for $6.85 (list price $7.40)

Lexar Professional 1000x microSDHC 32GB UHS-II/U3 (Up to 150MB/s Read) W/USB 3.0 Reader Flash Memory Card LSDMI32GCBNL1000R for $24.95 (list price $32.95)

WD 4TB Elements Portable External Hard Drive - USB 3.0 - WDBU6Y0040BBK-WESN for $109.99 (list price $139.99)

Earise AL-101 3.5mm Mini Computer Speakers, Powered by USB (Black) for $11.99 (list price $36.99)

AmazonBasics Thermal Laminator for $17.88 (list price $21.99)

Mpow Seashell V4.1 Bluetooth Headphones, Wireless Sport Earbuds with Mic, APTX, CVC 6.0 Noise Cancellation, Sweatproof Earphones for Running, Gym, Workout for $11.99 (list price $31.99)

iPad Stand Adjustable, Lamicall Tablet Stand : Desktop Stand Holder Dock for new iPad 2017 Pro 9.7, 10.5, Air 2 3 4 mini, Kindle, Nexus, Accessories, Tab, Other Tablets (4-13 inch) - Black for $18.99 (list price $69.00)

Extra Long iPhone Charger Cable, iXCC 10 Feet Lightning 8pin to USB Charge and Data Cord for iPhone SE/5/5s/6/6s/6s Plus/7/7 Plus/iPad Mini/Air/Pro [Apple MFi Certified]-White for $11.99 (list price $29.99)

KITCHEN

Oster BLSTPB-WBL My Blend 250-Watt Blender with Travel Sport Bottle, Light Powder Blue for $17.99 (list price $24.99)

Etekcity Digital Food Scale and Multifunction Kitchen Weight Scale with Removable Bowl, 11 lb 5kg for $14.99 (list price $18.99)

Norpro Frozen Ice Pop Maker with 24 Wooden Sticks for $12.92 (list price $18.99)

Rubbermaid FreshWorks Produce Saver Food Storage Container, 2-Piece Set, Small/Large, Green, Frustration-Free Packaging for $16.99 (list price $19.99)

LauKingdom Slim Brushed Stainless Steel Salt and Pepper Grinder Set for $14.99 (list price $39.99)

Osaka, 1 Liter Electric Quick Boil Gooseneck Water Kettle for Drip Coffee – Accurate Flow Control And Fully Stainless Steel Interior Tea Kettle - Perfect For Manually Brewed Pour Over Coffee and Tea for $29.99 (list price $79.99)

Copper Baking Sheet Air Fryer - Deluxe Multi-Purpose Copper Crisper Chef Pan Sheet with Non Stick Mesh Grill Crisper Tray - Oven Safe Non-Stick Square Pan Design for $17.99 (list price $49.99)

ISSIKI Cutlery 3 Kitchen Knives Set - Chef Knife 8 inch, Utility Knife 5 inch, Paring Knife 3.5 inch for $35.99 (list price $199.99)

Pictek Meat Grinder and Vegetable Grinder, Meat Mincer Sausage Maker with Powerful Suction Base, Food Grade Stainless Steel Blades, Ideal for Grinding Meat, Vegetables, Garlic, Fruits, etc. for $16.99 (list price $39.99)

Super Fast Meat Thermometers, Habor Instant Read Thermometers Digital Electronic Food Thermometers with Strong Magnet for Candy, Cooking, Kitchen, Barbecue, Grill Smoker for $9.69 (list price $29.99)

Zestkit 2 Pack Heavy Duty Kitchen Scissors,Kitchen Shears,Multi-Purpose Come-Apart Kitchen Scissors With Soft Grip Handles for Chicken, Poultry,Fish,Meat,Vegetable,Herbs and BBQ's,Black and Yellow for $9.98 (list price $12.88)

Kootek 100 Pieces Thick Pastry Bags 16-Inch Disposable Icing Decorating Bags Cake Piping Bags for all Sized Tips Kit and Couplers, Baking Cupcakes Cookies Candy Supplies Tools for Beginners Kids for $9.99 (list price $19.99)

1Easylife 18/8 Stainless Steel Measuring Spoons, Set of 6 for Measuring Dry and Liquid Ingredients for $8.99 (list price $19.99)

HOME

Melannco 9-Opening Puzzle Collage Picture Frame, Black for $15.74 (list price $24.99)

Nine Stars 13.2 & 2.1-Gallon Touchless Automatic Motion Sensor Trash Can, Set of 2 for $64.98 (list price $79.67)

Magne Rod 00105 Magnetic Cafe Rod, Nickel, 17-Inch by 30-Inch for $13.49 (list price $18.25)

Zenna Home E7803STBB, Over-the-Shower Door Caddy, Stainless Steel for $35.00 (list price $69.99)

Hoover BH70800 Quest 800 Bluetooth Enabled Robot Vacuum Cleaner for $192.99 (list price $449.00)

InnoGear Aromatherapy Essential Oil Diffuser Portable Ultrasonic Diffusers with Color LED Lights Changing and Waterless Auto Shut-off Function for Home Office Bedroom Room, 100 mL for $15.95 (list price $69.99)

LINENSPA Premium Mattress Protector - 100% Waterproof - Hypoallergenic - 10 Year Warranty - Vinyl Free - Twin / White for $14.99 (list price $69.99)

Hydroluxe Full-Chrome 24 Function Ultra-Luxury 3-way 2 in 1 Shower-Head /Handheld-Shower Combo for $24.99 (list price $54.99)

Mellanni Bed Sheet Set - Brushed Microfiber 1800 Bedding - Wrinkle, Fade, Stain Resistant - Hypoallergenic - 4 Piece (Queen, White) for $24.70 (list price $59.99)

Oster CKSTWF2000 Belgian Waffle Maker, Stainless Steel for $17.01 (list price $23.99)

LIHAO 12 Piece Set Rustproof Stainless Steel Shower Curtain Rings Hooks for Bathroom Shower Rod for $7.69 (list price $16.99)

Holmes HBF2010A-WM 21-Inch by 4.5-Inch Box Fan, 3 Speed-Settings, Metal Frame, 20-Inch Blade, White for $15.29 (list price $24.99)

Pinzon Blended Egyptian Cotton 4 Bath Towel Set, White for $27.69 (list price $38.99)

HEALTH AND BEAUTY

DenTek Fresh Clean Floss Pick, 75 Count for $1.99 (list price $3.49)

BS-MALL(TM) Makeup Brushes Premium Makeup Brush Set Synthetic Kabuki Makeup Brush Set Cosmetics Foundation Blending Blush Eyeliner Face Powder Lip Brush Makeup Brush Kit(10pcs, Silver Black) for $8.99 (list price $35.99)

Waterpik Aquarius Water Flosser, WP-660 for $59.99 (list price $79.99)

Philips Sonicare Essence Sonic Electric Rechargeable Toothbrush, White for $19.95 (list price $49.99)

Blackhead Remover Mask [Removes Blackheads] - Purifying Quality Black Peel off Charcoal Mask - Best Mud Facial Mask 60 gram (2.11 ounce) (Pack of 1) for $9.99 (list price $15.99)

Bed Head Wave Artist Deep Waver for Beachy Waves for $19.90 (list price $27.99)

Wahl Elite Pro High Performance Haircut Kit #79602 for $39.97 (list price $82.99)

Crest Complete Whitening Plus Scope Toothpaste - Minty Fresh, Net Wt. 6.2 oz(175 g) (Pack of 3) for $6.92 (list price $8.77)

Gillette Fusion Manual Men’s Razor Blade Refills, 12 Count, Mens Razors / Blades for $33.97 (list price $47.99)

PURELL 9652 Advanced Instant Hand Sanitizer, 8 Ounce Pump Bottle (Pack of 12) for $32.04 (list price $45.48)

Crest 3D White Radiant Mint Whitening Toothpaste, 3.5 oz Twinpack for $4.37 (list price $7.49)

Wet Ones Antibacterial Hand and Face Wipes Singles, 24-Count (Pack of 5) for $11.85 (list price $16.07)

Bounty Select-a-Size Paper Towels, White, Huge Roll, 12 Count for $23.99 (list price $28.99)

OFFICE, SCHOOL, AND CRAFTS

TOPS Double Docket Writing Tablet, 8-1/2 x 11-3/4 Inches, Perforated, Canary, Narrow Rule, 100 Sheets per Pad, 2 Pads per Pack (99611) for $10.99 (list price $19.17)

BIC Velocity Bold Retractable Ball Pen, Bold Point (1.6mm), Black, 12-Count for $4.47 (list price $4.47)

Sharpie Retractable Permanent Markers, Ultra Fine Point, Black, 12 Count for $14.59 (list price $19.02)

HP OfficeJet 4650 Wireless All-in-One Photo Printer with Mobile Printing, Instant Ink ready (F1J03A) for Too low to display (list price $99.99)

EXPO Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Fine Tip, Assorted Colors, 8-Count for $6.86 (list price $11.49)

Rolodex Mesh Collection Stacking Sorter, 5-Section, Black (22141) for $11.10 (list price $13.89)

Galada 950XL 951XL Ink Cartridges with Updated Chips Compatible to HP OfficeJet Pro 8100 8600 8610 8620 8630 8640 8650 8660 8615 8616 8625 251DW 276DW Printer, 1 Set (BK,C,Y,M) for $28.97 (list price $49.98)

Samsill Fashion Color 3 Ring Presentation Binder, 1 Inch Round Rings, Customizable, Clear View Binder, 6 Pack Assorted - Electric Pink, Deep Purple, Fern Green for $14.49 (list price $18.29)

Gelmushta Gel Pens 120 Unique Colors (No Duplicates) Set for Adult Coloring Books Drawing with Case for $18.00 (list price $129.99)

eBoot 2 Sets Page Marker Page Index Tabs Fluorescent Sticky Note for Page Markers, 250 Pieces for $5.57 (list price $10.57)

Post-it Pop-Up Notes, 18-Pads Cabinet Pack, 100 Sheets-Pad (R330-18CTCP) for $20.00 (list price $23.44)

Westcott Axis iPoint Evolution Electric Pencil Sharpener for Home or Office (15510) for $18.02 (list price $22.95)

VicTsing Mouse Pad with Gel Wrist Rest, Non-Slip PU Base Wrist Rest Pad for Gaming Typist Office, Black for $8.49 (list price $12.99)

OUTDOORS, GARDEN, AND SPORTS

MalloMe Marshmallow Roasting Sticks Set of 10 Telescoping Rotating Smores Skewers & Hot Dog Fork 30 Inch Kids Camping Campfire Fire Pit Accessories | FREE Pouch, 10 Bamboo & Marshmallow Sticks Ebook for $14.49 (list price $49.99)

Solar Lights,URPOWER 2-in-1 Waterproof 4 LED Solar Spotlight Adjustable Wall Light Landscape Light Security Lighting Dark Sensing Auto On/Off for Patio Deck Yard Garden Driveway Pool Area(2 Pack) for $25.99 (list price $50.99)

Classic Protein Mixer Shaker Bottle (24-Ounce Bottle) with Twist and Lock Protein Box Storage - Flip Cap and Tapered Spout - by Utopia Home (Green and Black) for $6.99 (list price $19.99)

Estilo Glass Water Bottles 20 Oz, Stainless Steel Cap with Protective Silicone Sleeve - Set of 4 (Green, Black, Blue, Pink) for $15.29 (list price $16.99)

SBORTI Swim Goggles,Clear Swimming Goggles Anti Fog UV Protection for Men Women for $5.99 (list price $39.00)

G4Free 12x25 Waterproof Binoculars(BAK4,Green Lens),Large Eyepiece Super High-Powered Field Surveillance Binoculars for $25.98 (list price $39.99)

Yoga EVO Stretching Strap with Handling Loops + Tutorials: eBook & 35 Online Stretch Video Exercises. Avoid Injury with our Flexible Strap for (list price )

Fitness Tracker, Ronten R2 Smart Bluetooth Wristband Pedometer Smart Bracelet Sleep Monitor, Waterproof Activity Tracker Watch with Replacement Band for Android & IOS (Black+blue(band)) for $23.79 (list price $75.00)

Greenworks 24012 7 Amp Single Speed Electric 160 MPH Blower for $21.88 (list price $49.99)

Razor A Kick Scooter, Blue for $24.32 (list price $44.99)

Repel 94101 6-Ounce Sportsmen Max Insect Repellent 40-Percent DEET Pump Spray, Case Pack of 1 for $3.47 (list price $6.99)

BLACK+DECKER HT22 Hedge Trimmer, 22" for $43.35 (list price $49.99)

SHINE HAI Professional Hand Pruner Bypass Pruning Shears with Safety Lock, Tree Trimmers Secateurs, Garden Shears, Clippers for the Garden for $6.99 (list price $39.99)

TOOLS

CX20VDS 18V Drill & Saw Combination Kit for $76.47 (list price $89.97)

Magic Hue Bluetooth Smart Light Bulb - Dimmable Multicolored Disco Light - Wake Up LED Lights & Sleeping Night Light - Dimmable Multicolored Color Changing Seasonal Celebration Lighting for $16.95 (list price $35.95)

Homasy Wireless Doorbell Kit, Operating at 600 Feet with 52 Chimes, 4 Level Volume, 1 Receiver & 1 Weatherproof Push Button with Sound and LED Flash (White) for $9.99 (list price $24.99)

Tensun Travel Plug Adapter International Travel Charger Power AC Socket with Worldwide UK/US/AU/EU/JP Plugs + Detachable Dual USB Ports Max 3.2A for Business Trip for $15.99 (list price $42.99)

Oria Combination Lock, 4 Digit Anti Rust Padlock Set, Metal & Plated Steel and Weather Proof Design for School, Employee, Gym & Sports Locker, Case, Toolbox, Fence, Hasp Cabinet & Storage - Pack of 2 for $9.99 (list price $25.99)

Rubbermaid 30-Tool Corner Tool Rack (FG5A4700MICHR) for $18.72 (list price $24.99)

MVPOWER 95-piece Home Mechanics Repair Tool Kit - General Household Hand Tool Set with Plastic Toolbox Storage Case for $44.99 (list price $105.99)

ORIA 76-in-1 Precision Screwdriver Set with Magnetic Driver Kit, Repair Tool Kits With Portable Box For iPad, iPhone, Laptops, PC, Smartphones, Watches and Other Devices for $22.99 (list price $69.99)

INTEY Multi Plier Stainless Steel 11 in 1 Multitool Knife Foldable Needlenose Pliers With Carry Case for $15.29 (list price $39.99)

Neolight LED Headlamp Headlight, Waterproof Super Bright 8000 Lumen Headlamp Rechargeable 6 Modes Headlights for Climbing, Camping, Walking, Caving, Fishing, Cycling for $20.99 (list price $24.99)

CVLIFE XML T6 LED Flashlight Adjustable Torch Light with Rechargeable Battery and 2 Chargers for $15.99 (list price $43.89)

DOWELL 60 Pieces Homeowner Tool Set for $39.94 (list price $81.99)

X-ACTO Compression Basic Knife Set for $15.29 (list price $20.94)

Meterk Crimping Tool Wire Crimpers With Carbon Steel Support Crimping Range Comfort Grip Terminals Connectors Ratcheting for $13.97 (list price $29.99)

Take Advantage of Amazon's Early Black Friday Deals on Tech, Kitchen Appliances, and More

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Even though Black Friday is still a few days away, Amazon is offering early deals on kitchen appliances, tech, video games, and plenty more. We will keep updating this page as sales come in, but for now, here are the best Amazon Black Friday sales to check out.

Kitchen

Instant Pot/Amazon

- Instant Pot Duo Plus 9-in-115 Quart Electric Pressure Cooker; $90 (save $40) 

- Le Creuset Enameled Cast Iron Signature Sauteuse 3.5 Quarts; $180 (save $120)

- KitchenAid KSMSFTA Sifter with Scale Attachment; $95 (save $75) 

- Keurig K-Mini Coffee Maker; $60 (save $20)

- Cuisinart Bread Maker; $88 (save $97)

- Anova Culinary Sous Vide Precision Cooker; $139 (save $60)

- Aicook Juicer Machine; $35 (save $15)

- JoyJolt Double Wall Insulated Espresso Mugs - Set of Two; $14 (save $10) 

- Longzon Silicone Stretch Lids - Set of 14; $13 (save $14)

HadinEEon Milk Frother; $37 (save $33)

Home Appliances

Roomba/Amazon

- iRobot Roomba 675 Robot Vacuum with Wi-Fi Connectivity; $179 (save $101)

- Fairywill Electric Toothbrush with Four Brush Heads; $19 (save $9)

- ASAKUKI 500ml Premium Essential Oil Diffuser; $22 (save $4)

- Facebook Portal Smart Video Calling 10 inch Touch Screen Display with Alexa; $129 (save $50)

- Bissell air320 Smart Air Purifier with HEPA and Carbon Filters; $280 (save $50)

Oscillating Quiet Cooling Fan Tower; $59 (save $31) 

TaoTronics PTC 1500W Fast Quiet Heating Ceramic Tower; $55 (save $10)

Vitamix 068051 FoodCycler 2 Liter Capacity; $300 (save $100)

AmazonBasics 8-Sheet Home Office Shredder; $33 (save $7)

Ring Video Doorbell; $70 (save $30) 

Video games

Nintendo

- Legend of Zelda Link's Awakening for Nintendo Switch; $40 (save $20)

- Marvel's Spider-Man: Game of The Year Edition for PlayStation 4; $20 (save $20)

- Marvel's Avengers; $27 (save $33)

- Minecraft Dungeons Hero Edition for Nintendo Switch; $20 (save $10)

- The Last of Us Part II for PlayStation 4; $30 (save $30)

- LEGO Harry Potter: Collection; $15 (save $15)

- Ghost of Tsushima; $40 (save $20)

BioShock: The Collection; $20 (save $30)

The Sims 4; $20 (save $20)

God of War for PlayStation 4; $10 (save $10)

Days Gone for PlayStation 4; $20 (save $6)

Luigi's Mansion 3 for Nintendo Switch; $40 (save $20)

Computers and tablets

Microsoft/Amazon

- Apple MacBook Air 13 inches with 256 GB; $899 (save $100)

- New Apple MacBook Pro 16 inches with 512 GB; $2149 (save $250) 

- Samsung Chromebook 4 Chrome OS 11.6 inches with 32 GB; $210 (save $20) 

- Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 with 13.5 inch Touch-Screen; $1200 (save $400)

- Lenovo ThinkPad T490 Laptop; $889 (save $111)

- Amazon Fire HD 10 Tablet (64GB); $120 (save $70)

- Amazon Fire HD 10 Kids Edition Tablet (32 GB); $130 (save $70)

- Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8 inches with 32 GB; $100 (save $50)

Apple iPad Mini (64 GB); $379 (save $20)

- Apple iMac 27 inches with 256 GB; $1649 (save $150)

- Vankyo MatrixPad S2 Tablet; $120 (save $10)

Tech, gadgets, and TVs

Apple/Amazon

- Apple Watch Series 3 with GPS; $179 (save $20) 

- SAMSUNG 75-inch Class Crystal 4K Smart TV; $998 (save $200)

- Apple AirPods Pro; $199 (save $50)

- Nixplay 2K Smart Digital Picture Frame 9.7 Inch Silver; $238 (save $92)

- All-New Amazon Echo Dot with Clock and Alexa (4th Gen); $39 (save $21)

- MACTREM LED Ring Light 6" with Tripod Stand; $16 (save $3)

- Anker Soundcore Upgraded Bluetooth Speaker; $22 (save $8)

- Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote; $28 (save $12)

Canon EOS M50 Mirrorless Camera with EF-M 15-45mm Lens; $549 (save $100)

DR. J Professional HI-04 Mini Projector; $93 (save $37)

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10 Festive Christmas Decorations You Can Buy on Amazon

Hallmark/Amazon
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‘Tis the season to start decking the halls, bringing out the Christmas lights, and hanging up the stockings: As hard as it is to believe, Christmas 2020 is officially here. Embrace the festivities by snagging some (or all!) of these 10 cheerful Christmas decorations—all of which are available on Amazon.

1. Joyin Bathroom Decoration Set; $29

Joyin/Amazon

Forget your living room: This year, give your bathroom the Christmas makeover it so badly deserves. This Santa Claus-themed decoration set comes complete with a toilet set cover, rug, hand towel, tissue box cover, and toilet tank cover. (Who knew a toilet tank could be considered festive?)

Buy it: Amazon

2. Christmas Vacation “Save the Neck” Kitchen towel; $15

Mahmos House/Amazon

This witty Christmas Vacation kitchen towel is certainly Clark Griswold-approved. Featuring 100-percent terry fabric, the towel is lightweight, absorbent, and even doubles as decor.

Buy it: Amazon

3. National Tree Company Artificial Christmas Tree; $79

National Tree Company/Amazon

This year, order your Christmas tree online and save yourself the time, energy, money, and hassle of shopping IRL. This artificial one—which is designed to last for years, thanks to its durable metal base—is under $80 and has a 4.5-star rating on Amazon.

Buy it: Amazon

4. Seinfeld “Festivus for the Rest of Us” Sweater Ornament; $19

Hallmark/Amazon

George Costanza would definitely appreciate this adorable Festivus-inspired sweater ornament. Nearly 23 years since the famous Seinfeld episode's debut, the holiday for the holiday-fatigued has gained a cult following. And if count yourself among its devotees, then you'll need this dangling from your tree.

Buy it: Amazon

5. Multicolor LED String Lights; $180

Twinkly/Amazon

No Christmas is complete without twinkly LED string lights. Best of all, you can control the effects, timers, and power of these lights straight from your smartphone. The lights are also compatible with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa, and can be used indoors or outdoors.

Buy it: Amazon

6. Inflatable Gingerbread House; $90

Aster Outdoors/Amazon

Embrace the Christmas spirit with this giant blow-up gingerbread house, making it the ideal addition to any yard. It even comes complete with Santa Claus, a Christmas tree, and LED lights. Plus, its water-resistant polyester fabric ensures long-lasting use.

Buy it: Amazon

7. Kitchen Appliance Cover Set (3-Piece); $13

Harbor Bay/Amazon

Everyone’s favorite holiday couple is back and better than ever: This time, in the form of appliance covers. This handmade, three-piece set is ideal for microwaves, dishwasher handles, and refrigerator handles.

Buy it: Amazon

8. Elf Christmas Pillow Covers; $17

Valery Madelyn/Amazon

These cute-as-can-be velvet pillowcases will easily liven up any living room, den, or bedroom. Even the Grinch would approve of the delightful statement-making decor.

Buy it: Amazon

9. Grinch Stealing Christmas Lawn Decoration; $70

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...Speaking of the Grinch, this adorable 48-inch-tall lawn decoration is sure to put a smile on anyone’s face.

Buy it: Amazon

10. Snoopy’s Dog House Decoration; $25

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Peanuts fans everywhere will appreciate this miniature edition of Snoopy’s famous red dog house decked out in festive Christmas lights. At just 8 inches tall, it makes the perfect addition to any coffee table, mantle, or desk display.

Buy it: Amazon

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